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Keeping Up with the Joneses - Film4

The stars drink to being out of their comfort zone
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An entertainingly silly spy comedy

Gal Gadot, Zach Galifianakis, Isla Fisher and Jon Hamm star in Keeping Up with the Joneses, an entertainingly silly suburban spy story.

The worlds of mid-American suburbia and international espionage collide with a bang when Galifianakis and Fisher's meek cul-de-sac dwelling couple are catapulted far out of their humdrum comfort zone on discovering that their glamorous, impossibly perfect new neighbours Hamm and Gadot are actually undercover spies.

You will no doubt be a jump ahead of the script in figuring out where the story is heading, but the well-cast leads' nimble rapport strikes enough comic sparks to make up for the predictable goings-on.

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